Thursday 12th November 2015
From: 4:00 pm - Til: 9:30 pm
Come along and enjoy Plymouth’s annual Christmas lights switch on. It’s guaranteed to be a fun filled family evening launching the start of an exciting festive season for shoppers and visitors in Plymouth City Centre.
The official 2015 Christmas celebrations start on 12 November following the anticipated Christmas Lights Switch-On. Starting at 4pm, visitors are invited to join celebrities and special guests on the Piazza for an evening of entertainment before the countdown and switch-on takes place.
Heart FM South West will be hosting a stage of entertainment, kicking off at 4pm with a performance from the Hot Mustard Choir. Local artists Sophie Hambly, Jacob Hunt and Martin Crocker will follow really kicking the party off in style.
Sam Bailey, X-Factor winner from 2013, Disney Prince and Princesses as well as local personality John Allin (known as ‘Birdman’) will be paying a visit to the stage and starting the official countdown off at approximately 6.20pm.
Children will be able to see Disney characters including the Ice Queen, Ice Prince, Cinderella, Belle, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel and Snow White at approximately 5.40pm.
Sam Bailey will then take to the stage performing one hit before the countdown starts. Just before 6.30pm visitors will see the city light up with stunning gold and white lights with snow falling affect features lining the streets. Sam will continue to entertain the crowds with more top hits before local band Joker provide entertainment until 8pm.
Late night shopping will start on Thursday 12 November until Thursday 17 December.